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PHOTOS: Wires Thrown All Over and Set Piece Added to Star Wars Trading Post at Downtown Disney District

Even more “sci-fi” themed elements have been added to the Rainforest Cafe building in Downtown Disney District to prepare for its re-opening as Star Wars Trading Post on February 19.

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Yesterday, Rey’s speeder was placed outside of the building, which is being re-themed to look more like a Resistance base.

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Wiring has now been draped over the building, leading from the tower to each satellite dish.

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The first round of netting was thrown over the building a few days ago. The white tarp hides the store’s new sign.

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Though Rainforest Cafe has not occupied the building in years, Landry’s Inc. owns the rights to the building’s design. These changes to the building, including covering up a significant portion of the facade, are likely an effort to get both Landry’s and LucasFilm’s approval of the final look.

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Red wires stand out against the green netting but there are also black wires running across the building.

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The wires lead up to the new paneling around the top of the tower.

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In addition to the wiring, another set piece was added outside of the building’s entrance. You may recognize these as they appear all over Galaxy’s Edge.

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Watch our video of the new set dressing below.

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Mark
Mark
8 months ago

Being an Annual Passholder I’m really looking forward to seeing inside this store. I LOVE Galaxy’s Edge.

Kevin
Kevin
8 months ago

I think everyday when Disney is done, they show a pic to Landry’s and ask if that’s enough. Obviously Landry’s keeps saying no. This looks really cool and I hope it stays for a long time so I get a chance to see it in person.